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School experiences and postschool pathways in the Republic of Ireland

March 31, 2021

E. Anne Marshall and Jennifer E. Symonds (Eds.),Young Adult Development at the School-to-Work Transition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2021

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This chapter shows that school social mix has a very significant influence on young people's postschool outcomes, with those who attended middle-class schools having particularly high rates of participation in higher education and those who attended working-class schools more likely to enter the labour market directly on leaving school. 

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Oxford University Press

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March 31, 2021

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Book/Report Chapter 202103